Nepal

Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (August 31, 2021)

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Situation Report
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EMERGING THEME(S)

• Nepal reported 1,902 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths on August 30; COVID-19 infection seen in 19 per cent of children below the age of 20 in Karnali Province

• Vaccination against COVID-19 has showed a positive impact in Nepal with 68.6 per cent of samples showing development of antibodies

• 2 more foreign companies have applied to approval to hold third-phase trials in Nepal for COVID-19 vaccines